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The Journey to Supplier Relationship Management Success: Step 1 — Program Design

Published: 30 April 2019

ID: G00385584

Analyst(s): Miguel Cossio


Companies are looking to realize the value of supplier relationship management programs but often don’t know how to get started. Sourcing and procurement leaders can use this research to learn the initial steps and critical aspects to consider while designing their SRM programs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Step 1 — Designing the SRM Program


  • Define the Objective for Deploying SRM
  • Identify Internal Stakeholders to Engage in the SRM Program
  • Create a Shortlist of Potential Supplier Candidates to Be Considered for the SRM Program

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